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14/07/2017

Award success for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham's Chancellor's Dinner

Award success for the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham's Chancellor's Dinner
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The College of Medical and Dental Sciences is delighted to announce that at the University of Birmingham Founders' Awards for Excellence 2017, held on Thursday 12 July during the Chancellor's Dinner, colleagues from across the College were awarded three of the evening's four awards.
Date:
14/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham launches £2 million global research project

University of Birmingham launches £2 million global research project
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The University of Birmingham has secured £2 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to launch a research group aimed at improving healthcare for patients with lung diseases around the world.
Date:
14/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham launches £7 million global surgical research unit

University of Birmingham launches £7 million global surgical research unit
Description
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has awarded £7 million to the Universities of Birmingham, Edinburgh and Warwick to establish a joint research unit focussed on developing global surgical research.
Date:
14/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
12/07/2017

Research breakthrough in hypertension: Birmingham leads pan-European effort

Research breakthrough in hypertension: Birmingham leads pan-European effort
Description
Professor Wiebke Arlt, Director of the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, writes for The Birmingham Brief about how the University of Birmingham is leading pan-European efforts in the study of hypertension.
Date:
12/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
10/07/2017

Researchers identify inflammatory biomarkers indicating brain injury

Researchers identify inflammatory biomarkers indicating brain injury
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified inflammatory biomarkers that indicate whether the brain has suffered injury.
Date:
10/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
07/07/2017

Defibrillators: strengthening the chain of survival

Defibrillators: strengthening the chain of survival
Description
Paulus Kirchhof, Deputy Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, writes for The Birmingham Brief on the increasing number of British villages turning phone boxes into defibrillation points.
Date:
07/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
03/07/2017

New study links antibiotic resistance to common household disinfectant triclosan

New study links antibiotic resistance to common household disinfectant triclosan
Description
Scientists from the University of Birmingham and Norwich Research Park have discovered a link between a major mechanism of antibiotic resistance and resistance to the disinfectant triclosan that is commonly found in domestic products.
Date:
03/07/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
30/06/2017

Sufferers of both Type 2 diabetes and sleep apnoea could lose eyesight within four years

Sufferers of both Type 2 diabetes and sleep apnoea could lose eyesight within four years
Description
Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered that patients who suffer from both Type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnoea are at greater risk of developing a condition that leads to blindness within an average period of less than four years.
Date:
30/06/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
26/06/2017

Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive

Research finds cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive
Description
Cancer tumours manipulate a natural cell process to promote their survival suggesting that controlling this mechanism could stop progression of the disease, according to new research by the Universities of Birmingham and Oxford.
Date:
26/06/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
23/06/2017

Study uncovers link between male hormones and metabolic disease in polycystic ovary syndrome

Study uncovers link between male hormones and metabolic disease in polycystic ovary syndrome
Description
Scientists from the University of Birmingham have discovered the link between increased male hormones and metabolic complications such as diabetes and fatty liver disease in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Date:
23/06/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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